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straight away

At once; immediately; without delay or hesitation. When I walked in the room, I knew straight away that something bad had happened between my brothers. We'll be heading out straight away, just as soon as I find my keys.
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ˌstraight aˈway

immediately; without delay: I’ll do it straight away.
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A spokesperson for the school said: "All children are safe and the building was evacuated straight away and it was dealt with".
But this is the first one that went in straight away.
The switch from fasting to feasting straight away is not the right thing to do," says Dr Ravi Arora, Physician and Diabetologist at the NMC Specialty Hospital.
My waters broke while I was at the clinic, so I was admitted straight away.
He is such a fine organiser, he would get the tactics I wanted to play straight away.
As well as making parents and those who look after and work with children aware of the symptoms, we need to increase understanding that a child who has any of the 4 Ts needs to be tested straight away.
Bar: "I was looking for a bar for quite a while, discovered this online and bought it straight away.
Many [interim owners associations] want to cut the service cost straight away or may not have funds to pay straight away.
The star point-to-point rider was riding Midnight Dipper in the concluding sevenyear-old plus maiden and added: "I had just got to the front at the second-last when he fell and I knew more or less straight away I was in trouble.
The lads took to him straight away and I'm sure he took to the lads straight away.
Summary: The Labour party has said a judge must be appointed straight away to head the inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World.
Templeton said: "As soon as I was offered the new deal I signed it straight away.
Not after a period of months, but straight away and let people choose who should run the country.
In the 1960s, any English person with five pounds and a trade could get their entire family shipped out to Australia to help populate the country, so English society still held a big influence over Australia in the 1970s and we pretty much got the punk thing straight away.
But when it arrived last week it broke straight away.